CU-Colorado Springs ties school record for goals in 8-0 victory over Southwestern Univ.

By Jerry Cross published September 9, 2000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The CU-Colorado Springs men's soccer team tied the school record for the most goals scored in one game Saturday by defeating Southwestern University 8-0 at 4-Diamonds Complex.

Ryan Slaughter and Courtney Miller each scored two goals for the Lions, now 2-1 this season, and Slaughter added an assist. Slaughter led off the scoring in the 17th minute after dribbling past SU goalie Jason Chapman and tucking the ball in the right corner. Courtney Miller scored four minutes later off an assist from his brother Justin Miller, who scored a goal and had two assists of his own.

Joel Whalen connected on a penalty kick in the 40th minute to give the Lions a 3-0 lead at halftime. Slaughter, Courtney Miller and Justin Miller eached scored a goal within a span of 1:43 in the second half to break the game open. Freshmen Michael Slogic and Adam Adame each scored his first career goal to close the scoring.

Mike Archuleta made two saves for the Mountain Lions before leaving the game in the 53rd minute. His replacement, Adam Ewig, made on save. Chapman made eight saves for the Pirates, now 0-3.

CU-Colorado Springs scored eight goals against Ripon College during the 1992 campaign. The Lions scored seven goals in a game once during the 1997 and 1998 campaigns.

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